14% of the Inner City 100 companies are run by immigrants
26% of CEOs are children of immigrants
Inner City Living:
31% of CEOs currently live in the inner city
75% have lived in an inner city
Education and Youth Entrepreneurship: 82% of executives had at least a 4-year college education, with 34% holding an MBA, Doctorate or Master's equivalent.
Education Level (Highest level completed):
7% - High school
7% - Two year college
48% - Four year college
17% - MBA
13% - Other Master's
4% - Doctorate
77% of CEOs report engaging in entrepreneurial activities when they were young.
$304,268 - average salary of CEOs (median = $200,000)
$73,384 - average value of non-cash compensation (median = $20,000)
Company Ownership: On average, the CEO owned 60% of their company, while board members typically held 15%. Outside investors (12%), family of the CEO (8.5%), top managers (4%) and employees (1%) held the remainder.